|Title||Plate, 'Instrument for making definite mixtures of the colours of the spectrum' by James Clerk Maxwell|
|Description||Early drafts of figures 1-2 showing different views of the construction of an apparatus used by Maxwell to make precise mixtures of the colours of the spectrum. Later draft of figures 1-2 found at PT/60/4/3.|
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the theory of compound colours, and the relations of the colours of the spectrum'.
Communicated by Professor [George Gabriel] Stokes. Received by the Royal Society on 5 January 1860. Read 22 March 1860.
|Physical description||Ink diagrams on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1859.0074|
|Related records in the catalogue||RR/4/180|
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|NA8259||Maxwell; James Clerk (1831 - 1879); physicist||1831 - 1879|
|NA8283||Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)||1819 - 1903|